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N1 Lesson 10: 6/12
それまでだ それまでだ if… then It is all in vain, it's done, it is useless, no point, it is a waste, that's it, it is all gone,
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Verb [たら] + それまでだ
Verb [ば] + それまでだ
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  • (A) [conditional]それまでだ is a phrase meaning that if A happens, then all ends - implying that efforts and resources are wasted. It is often used when advising someone to avoid A. The phrase is frequently following ても (even if).
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A:「毎日(まいにち)毎日(まいにち)勉強(べんきょう)していてとても疲(つか)れてるんだ。。大学(だいがく)を中退(ちゅうたい)したい。。。」
B:「でももう年生(ねんせい)だよ!あきらめてしまったらそれまでよ。」
A: "I'm studying every single day, I am so tired. I want to drop out of college."B: "But you're already in your third year! If you give up then it's all in vain."
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